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Call for Entries: Best of Tennessee Craft 2018 Exhibition

From Laurie Davis, Tennessee Craft – Tennessee Craft seeks entries for the Best of Tennessee Craft, a biennial exhibition designed to connect art collectors and craft enthusiasts with contemporary craft artists producing the most diverse, highest quality craft pieces available in Tennessee. Presented by Tennessee Craft – the state’s largest,

Memphis Artist Receives NALAC Fund for the Arts Grant

From Adriana Rios, Program Assistant, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures – Yancy Villa-Calvo, a Hispanic artist living in Memphis has been awarded a NALAC Fund for the Arts grant from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC). NALAC recently announced its latest cohort

TN Artist to Receive 2018 NCECA Outstanding Achievement Award

From Fran Day, Communications Director, Arrowmont – Bill Griffith, Arrowmont’s current outreach and partnership liaison, will receive the 2018 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Outstanding Achievement Award on Friday, March 16, 2018. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have successfully completed

Natalie Nixon to speak at TN Arts & Arts Education Conference

By Ann Brown, Suzanne Lynch and Nieya Wallace Murray, TN Arts Conference Chairs – We are excited to announce that design strategist and hybrid thinker Natalie W. Nixon, PhD will be the second of our two featured speakers at the TN Arts Commission’s Design Thinking Conference in Clarksville, TN. The “Mindbender”

Bailey Opportunity Grants Available through the Arts & Heritage Fund

  From  Suzanne Cada, Arts & Culture Alliance – The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to announce Ann and Steve Bailey Opportunity Grants, a funding program through the Arts & Heritage Fund. Distributed through the Arts & Culture Alliance, Bailey Opportunity grants provide financial and technical

Sen. Massey To Chair TN Arts Caucus

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director, TN Arts and Susan Robinson, President, Tennesseans for the Arts – Senator Becky Duncan Massey has been tapped to chair the Tennessee General Assembly Arts Caucus. Senator Massey will be the second chair of the Caucus since its inception

Nashville Artist Awarded State Fellowship, Competing for Southern Prize

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – South Arts, the organization advancing Southern vitality through the arts, has named nine visual artists from the South to receive State Fellowship awards of $5,000 each. The awarded artist from Tennessee is Vesna Pavlović. Pavlović (Serbia/US) obtained her MFA degree

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